Master of Public Policy
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
Prerequisite: a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
The Master of Public Policy is available in a dual degree program with the Ph.D. in the field of political science and a joint degree program with the J.D. in the GW Law School.
|Required: 40 credits consisting of:|
|PPPA 6002||Research Methods and Applied Statistics|
|PPPA 6011||Introduction to Public Policy|
|PPPA 6013||Econometrics—Policy Research I|
|PPPA 6014||Economics in Policy Analysis|
|PPPA 6019||MPP Capstone|
|Two of the following:|
|PPPA 6005||Public Budgeting, Revenue, and Expenditure Analysis|
|PPPA 6015||Benefit-Cost Analysis|
|PPPA 6016||Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation|
|A three-course policy field:|
|Policy fields include budget and public finance, education policy, environmental policy, health policy, national security and foreign policy, international development policy, program and policy evaluation, regulatory policy, social policy, and urban policy. With approval, a special field may be constructed, tailored to the student’s academic interests and career objectives|
|Electives with approval of the advisor|